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1 06, 2015

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7th graders applying their original formulas to calculate long-term return on recording artists they book to their labels. This spreadsheet is for “Ampersand &” records (student-created name).

27 04, 2015

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John and LaJuanda’s room has become intensely invested in an engineering-scaling-design project, entirely student-generated, and has become so complex that students have created committees. First names under a committee are the chairs. I am bursting with pride at their weeks-long dedication.

27 04, 2015

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Preprimary is raising real, live baby chicks. Adoring parents or curious scientists? Both!

27 04, 2015

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Grades 1-2 on a march for justice: clean water for all. They took signs and chants in Spanish around the school and then down the street.

23 04, 2015

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Grades 3-4 made their own amplifiers based on their sound inquiry, then measured the decibel change!

23 04, 2015

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Grades 3-4 made their own amplifiers based on their sound inquiry, then measured the decibel change!

23 04, 2015

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5th & 6th graders researched their own math questions. 1st & 2nd graders asked questions…and gave feedback.

23 04, 2015

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6th grader asked if different genres of music affected word choice in Mad Libs. Fascinating results for an authentic question with implications for future research.

 

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23 04, 2015

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5th grader asked his own survey question and discovered that opinions aren’t always supported by evidence. Can we get him on a news channel to unpack his findings?

13 04, 2015

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Programming their own music (in class, not music class) and experimenting with their compositions: “I think it’s too short. Do you have any feedback for me?”